NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2001 AT 10:00 A.M.

 

HEALDSBURG CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

401 GROVE STREET, HEALDSBURG, SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA 

 

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

B.        ROLL CALL

 

C.        MINUTES

 

              Approve Minutes of May 16, 2001 Regular Board Meeting

 

D.        AGENDA APPROVAL

 

E.         PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

            This portion of the Agenda allows the public to speak to the Board on various issues not     

            itemized on this Agenda.  Pursuant to the Brown Act, the Board may not take action on

            an item that does not appear on the Agenda.

 

F.        CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.      Approve Personnel Rules and Regulations Handbook

 

2.      Adopt Resolution 2001-03 Authorizing Investment of Monies in the Local Agency

                     Investment Fund

 

            3.      Consider Purchase of Hy Rail Equipment for Company Vehicle

 

            4.      Adopt Travel Policy

 

            5.      Adopt Resolution 2001-04 in Support of Application for Transportation Enhancement

                     Activities Grant for Ukiah Depot Restoration Project 

 

G.        LIAISON REPORTS

 

1.            Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority (NWPRA) – Mr. Bridges

 

2.            Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit Commission (SMART) – Mr. Bridges

 

            3.      Legislation – Mr. Bridges

 

            4.      Web Site

 

            5.      Cities – Dir. Mackenzie

 

            6.      Passenger – Dir. Hemphill, Dir. Opalach, and Dir. Schlienger

 

            7.      Mendocino Council of Governments Technical Advisory Committee – Ms. Logan

 

            8.      Carrier – Northwestern Pacific Railway Co. LLC (NWPY)

 

H.         STAFF REPORTS

 

             1.      Executive Director Max H Bridges

 

             2.      Assistant Executive Director Douglas Christy

 

             3.      General Counsel Christopher J Neary

 

                      a.     Amendments to Conflict of Interest Provisions

 

                      b.     Settlement of Harger v. NCRA

 

                      c.     NCRA Procurement Procedures

 

                      d.     Contractor Procurement Policy

 

                      e.     Finalization of Secondary Programmatic Agreement

 

             4.      Property Manager Cyndee Logan

 

             5.      Accountant Wade Fulton

 

I.          MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

J.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

 

            Regular Board Meeting – July 18, 2001 10:00 a.m.

            Willits City Council Chambers, 111 East Commercial St, Willits, Mendocino County, CA 

 

K.        CLOSED SESSION

 

            1.      Conference with Real Property Negotiator – Ms. Logan

                     Government Code § 54946.8

                     Fiber Optics – Pacific Bell

 

            2.      Conference with Legal Counsel Neary – Existing Legislation

                     Government Code § 54956.9

                     FCM Rail v. NCRA

                     Pending in the Eastern District Court, Michigan

 

L.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

 

M.        ADJOURNMENT